vier

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See also: vièr

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vie +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

vier ‎(plural viers)

  1. One who vies for something.
    • 1991, Diane Lynch Fraser, Playdancing (page 90)
      Evidently, there were two children vying for a third's attention. The two attention viers were engaged in a series of gymnastic feats on a small portable trampoline. Two girls were trying to outdo each other to impress the third child, a boy.

Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : vier
    Ordinal : vierde

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vier, from Middle Dutch vier, from Old Dutch viuwar, vier, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Numeral[edit]

vier

  1. (cardinal) four

Alemannic German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

vier

  1. (cardinal) four

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vier, from Old Dutch viuwar, vier, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

Dutch cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : vier
    Ordinal : vierde

vier

  1. (cardinal) four

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vier

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vieren
  2. imperative of vieren

German[edit]

German cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : vier
    Ordinal : vierte

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fior, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres. Compare Dutch vier, English four, Danish fire, Swedish fyra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

vier

  1. (cardinal) four

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(inflected forms include: viere [e.g. die Turmuhr schlug viere], vierer [e.g. "nach Verlauf vierer Jahre"]), vieren)

Related terms[edit]

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External links[edit]

  • vier in Duden online

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch viuwar, vier, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

vier

  1. four

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

vier

  1. present tense of vie

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vier

  1. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of vir
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) future subjunctive of vir

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin verrēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /vjer/

Noun[edit]

vier m (plural vieri)

  1. (male) wild boar
Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From vie ‎(vineyard), or from Latin vīneārius.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /viˈer/

Noun[edit]

vier m (plural vieri)

  1. vintager
  2. (rare) vine grower
Declension[edit]